Top 10 Best Yakima County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 112 public schools serving 54,573 students in Yakima County, WA. Yakima County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
The top ranked public schools in Yakima County, WA are Apple Valley Elementary School, Cottonwood Elementary School and Hilton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Yakima County, WA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Yakima County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Washington public schools.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Best Yakima County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Apple Valley Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7 N 88th Avenue
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 965-2060
Grades: K-4
| 345 students
Rank: #22.
Cottonwood Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1041 S 96th Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 965-2052
Grades: K-4
| 450 students
Rank: #33.
Hilton Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
211 Fourth Avenue
Zillah, WA 98953
(509) 829-5400
Grades: PK-3
| 378 students
Rank: #44.
Wide Hollow Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1000 S 72nd Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 965-2023
Grades: K-4
| 389 students
Rank: #55.
Ahtanum Valley Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3006 S Wiley Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 965-2031
Grades: K-4
| 274 students
Rank: #66.
Zillah Intermediate School
Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
303 Second Avenue
Zillah, WA 98953
(509) 829-5555
Grades: 4-6
| 289 students
Rank: #77.
Mountainview Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
830 Stone Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 965-2070
Grades: K-4
| 188 students
Rank: #88.
Moxee Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
528 E. Seattle Avenue
Moxee, WA 98936
(509) 573-7700
Grades: K-5
| 524 students
Rank: #99.
West Valley Junior High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
7505 Zier Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 972-5800
Grades: 7-8
| 832 students
Rank: #1010.
West Valley Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1500 S 75th Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 972-5700
Grades: 5-6
| 865 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Naches Valley Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
151 Bonlow Drive
Naches, WA 98937
(509) 966-5050
Grades: K-4
| 505 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Summitview Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6305 W Chestnut Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 972-5540
Grades: K-4
| 349 students
Rank: #1313.
Whitney Elementary Yakima
Math: 54% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
4411 W Nob Hill Blvd
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 573-1900
Grades: PK-5
| 533 students
Rank: #1414.
Roosevelt Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
120 N 16th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 573-1700
Grades: K-5
| 524 students
Rank: #1515.
East Valley Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1951 Beaudry Road
Yakima, WA 98901
(509) 573-7600
Grades: PK-5
| 573 students
Rank: #1616.
Terrace Heights Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
101 N 41st St
Yakima, WA 98901
(509) 573-7800
Grades: K-5
| 508 students
Rank: #1717.
Selah High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
801 North First Street
Selah, WA 98942
(509) 698-8500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,107 students
Rank: #1818.
East Valley Central Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2010 Beaudry Rd
Yakima, WA 98901
(509) 573-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 772 students
Rank: #1919.
Union Gap School
Math: 54% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3201 South 4th Street
Yakima, WA 98903
(509) 248-3966
Grades: PK-8
| 604 students
Rank: #2020.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
800 E. Jackson Avenue
Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 837-3641
Grades: PK-5
| 677 students
Rank: #2121.
Selah Intermediate School
Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1401 West Fremont
Selah, WA 98942
(509) 698-8300
Grades: 3-5
| 830 students
Rank: #2222.
West Valley High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9800 Zier Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 972-5900
Grades: 10-12
| 1,215 students
Rank: #2323.
Robertson Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2807 W Lincoln Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 573-1600
Grades: K-5
| 521 students
Rank: #2424.
Selah Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
411 North First Street
Selah, WA 98942
(509) 698-8400
Grades: 6-8
| 826 students
Rank: #2525.
Yakima Online
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
104 N 4th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 573-5580
Grades: 6-12
| 75 students
Rank: #2626.
Zillah Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Cutler Way
Zillah, WA 98953
(509) 829-5511
Grades: 7-8
| 207 students
Rank: #2727.
Naches Valley High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 W. Fifth Street
Naches, WA 98937
(509) 653-2342
Grades: 9-12
| 412 students
Rank: #2828.
Smith Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Fir Ave
Grandview, WA 98930
(509) 882-8700
Grades: PK-5
| 609 students
Rank: #2929.
Naches Valley Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
32 Shafer Avenue
Naches, WA 98937
(509) 653-2725
Grades: 5-8
| 397 students
Rank: #3030.
Nob Hill Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
801 S 34th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 573-1500
Grades: K-5
| 488 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Discovery Lab School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2810 Castlevale Rd
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 573-5400
Grades: 1-8
| 213 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Highland Junior High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
17000 Summitview
Cowiche, WA 98923
(509) 678-7268
Grades: 7-8
| 197 students
Rank: #3333.
Thompson Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1105 W 2nd St
Grandview, WA 98930
(509) 882-8550
Grades: PK-5
| 591 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Pace Alternative High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
310 S. Wasco Avenue
Wapato, WA 98951
(509) 877-6138
Grades: 6-12
| 80 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Wellpinit Fort Simcoe Sea
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Abella Lane
White Swan, WA 98952
(509) 258-4536
Grades: 9-12
| 47 students
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Yakima County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4702a Tieton Dr
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 968-3014
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
408 East Seattle Ave
Moxee, WA 98936
(509) 573-7720
Grades: PK
| n/a students
913 W 2nd St
Grandview, WA 98930
(509) 882-8540
Grades: 9-12
| 40 students
1110 S 6th Street
Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 836-2162
Grades: PK
| 30 students
315 East Mentzer Ave
Granger, WA 98932
(509) 854-1515
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
408 North First Street
Selah, WA 98942
(509) 698-8100
Grades: PK-4
| 645 students
500 East B. St
Mabton, WA 98935
(509) 894-4951
Grades: 7-8
| 148 students
212 S 6th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 573-2501
Grades: 9
| 28 students
101 Shafer Ave
Naches, WA 98937
(509) 653-2701
Grades: 3-4
| 190 students
2700 Old Naches Highway
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 966-5050
Grades: PK-2
| 293 students
1110 S. 6th Street
Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 837-0560
Grades: 9-12
| 121 students
316 West Naches Avenue
Selah, WA 98942
(509) 697-0675
Grades: PK-4
| 635 students
1401 West Fremont Avenue
Selah, WA 98942
(509) 698-8300
Grades: 5-7
| 794 students
40 Abella Lane
White Swan, WA 98952
(509) 258-4536
Grades: 11-12
| 33 students
143 West Ward Road
Toppenish, WA 98948
(509) 865-4455
Grades: K-6
| 361 students
601 Linden Lane, Po Box 151
Toppenish, WA 98948
(509) 865-5121
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
105 W Bartlett Ave
Selah, WA 98942
(509) 697-0714
Grades: 12
| 2 students
913 West 2nd St
Grandview, WA 98930
(509) 882-8522
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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